Once again the Tories show they have plenty of money to spend on killing

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Science has shown that the Tory-sanctioned badger cull is a huge waste of time and money*, but that won’t stop Tories wasting money on it.

They love killing things and people – look at the wars they support across the world, and their ‘Aktion T4’-style policies toward people with long-term illnesses and disabilities.

Now, half a million pounds has been spent on efforts to ensure that their badger killers are less likely to be disrupted by people dedicated to protecting the animals.

Do you think that’s a worthwhile use of our money?

Hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ pounds have been spent on equipping badger cull marksmen with radios that link them directly to police, the Guardian has learned.

Police have advised the government to invest in the same communications system they use to make it easier for officers to get to conflicts with cull saboteurs in remote areas where the mobile phone signal is poor.

However, anti-cull activists plan to turn the tables on the marksmen by investing in devices that trace the signals produced by the radios, meaning they can pinpoint their position and disrupt shooting.

Source: Taxpayers spend £500,000 on radios for badger cull marksmen | Environment | The Guardian

*Vaccination of cattle and/or badgers, increased levels of testing, improved biosecurity and stricter controls on the movement of cattle would be better. Ah, but the UK keeps running out of vaccine, doesn’t it? Odd, that. It’s not as if there isn’t any money available, after all.

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8 thoughts on “Once again the Tories show they have plenty of money to spend on killing

  1. Jeffrey Davies

    core blimey gov action t4 hmmm its culling the stock but the poor old badge well haven’t there been numerous surveys since the 50 about the old badger never a answer to their problem but there was always a way forward inoculate them oh dear to much monies involved when if they had well they wouldn’t be having these talks

  2. Damo

    I don’t think I’ve met a tories who wasn’t some kind of misfit miscreant or general oddball they just love it…. Killing and harming.. Especially the small the vulnerable the weak be that people or small animals… I wonder if that is because most tories males are such narrow shouldered weak backed tiny c..ked deranged chronic inadequates

  3. Damo

    There’s nothing more the sign of a weak cowardly man than a man who attacks and harms the most vulnerable…. People or animals who can’t fight back

  4. Florence

    One excuse for not vaccinating is apparently a “world wide shortage” of vaccine. I have great difficulty with that, something just doesn’t feel right.

  5. rotzeichen

    I am sickened at the wanton slaughter of such beautiful animals and all to save farmers a few pound in vaccination charges.

    The mentality of Tories leave me to ask if they will do this animals what will they do to human beings?

    I think I already know the answer to that, which is why we need to get rid of them at the first available opportunity.

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